Wondering how to flip a house? It might seem like a lucrative venture, but there are costly pitfalls to be avoided. Read on for our top flipping dos and don’ts.
Looking to create your own personal slice of paradise? Backyard renovations can provide the perfect setting for a money-saving staycation – AND will boost the equity of your home, to boot!
The Land Transfer Tax in Toronto was implemented in 2008, and can substantially add to a home buyer’s closing costs. While the tax reaps great income for the City of Toronto, is it fair for buyers to shell out extra in order to live within city limits?
Get ready for home buying and selling season with this spring mortgage market guide.
Looking to sell your home for more? Home staging techniques can effectively up your asking price and property value for a reasonably low cost. Read on for 9 ways to spruce up your open house.
Professional flippers will buy, fix and flip a property in 6 weeks – sometimes less. The fewer mortgage payments they have to make, the better. Thanks to the likes of HGTV, home renovation shows have the general population thinking that you can flip a home and make a profit at any time. Unfortunately, that’s just not true. There’s so much more to it than just buying a house, fixing it and flipping it.
Buy first, or sell first? This is one of the biggest stresses for sellers. Unless you time both the purchase and sale perfectly, you could end up in one of two scenarios: living in a motel temporarily, or paying two mortgages at the same time. Here are a few things you can do to avoid this dilemma.
The private sale of homes is becoming fairly common with advances in technology and an increase in For Sale By Owner (FSBO) companies. How does it work and is it worth it? We have the answers.
What happens if you find your perfect home the day after you put your current home on the market? Like many people, you probably panic. Don’t worry! There is an answer – bridge financing.
If you’re preparing to sell your house and the market is hot – make sure you don’t get burned! Here’s a list of our quick tips that will prepare you to sell when the market is hot.